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Pottawattamie County: Council Bluffs
GPS Coordinates: 41.259766 by -95.851700
Bayliss Park Monuments
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Bayliss Park is a beautiful spot in downtown Council Bluffs with a number of veterans memorials. Shown is the front and back of the "Defenders of our Flag" monument erected by the WRC in 1926. On the east side of the square is the Veterans Plaza with a wall of those that lost their lives in wars including the Civil War. The final photo is a Spanish-American War Monument. The outstanding Union Pacific Railroad Museum is across the street on the south side of the park. Bayliss Park is at 1st Avenue and S. 6th Street. Photos were taken 5/10/18 - the Spanish-American photo was taken 9/1/08.